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Sasha Pirker: gewesen sein wird // will have been

 


Ein Filmstill “gewesen sein wird // will have been. Die Wohnung von Heinz Frank // The Apartment of Heinz Frank”, 2022 © Sasha Pirker

 
Sasha Pirker, visual artist and filmmaker, studied Linguistics. She teaches Film, Video and Art at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.
Her films have been screened at over 60 festivals such as Venice Film Festival, Anthology Films Archives NY, Oberhausen, FID Marseille, Cinema du réel Paris, doclisboa Lisbon, Madrid, Rotterdam, Tokyo, Busan, Melbourne, Fogo Island, Diagonale, Viennale, Kassel, among others.Since 2014 she runs the independent space “SIZE MATTERS. Space for Art & Film” in Vienna (together with Dariusz Kowalski) sizematters.club

Solo exhibitions
2024 I soak my head, Verksmidjan Hjalteyri, Iceland
2022 Talking Screen – Sasha Pirker, Sixpackfilm & Künstlerhaus Vienna/A
2017 MOI?, Gallery Kunstbüro, Vienna/A
2016 Sasha Pirker | Lotte Schreiber: FILM, Kunsthaus Graz/A
2015 FILM TALKS, mumok kino, Mumok, Museum of Modern Art Vienna/A
2013 BONNE HEURE, Kunstpavillon, Tiroler Künstlerschaft, Innsbruck/A
2013 Unnamed, Chinati Foundation, Marfa/Texas/USA

Work shows
2014 Sasha Pirker Retrospective, Short Film Festival Uppsåla/S
2011 “The Thinking Form”, Viennale/A

Awards
2023 Prima Menzione Speziale, Pesaro Film Festival/I (for “Will Have Been. The Appartment of Heinz Frank)
2019 No Violence Award, Ann Arbor Film Festival, USA (for “60 Elephants” with Michael Klein)
2015 Grand Diagonale Award for Innovative Cinema, Diagonale Film Festival Graz/A
(for “Exhibition Talks” gem. mit Lotte Schreiber)

further information: sashapirker.com